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Tunellite, Realgar, Ulexite from Boron Open Pit, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Tunellite)

 
Tunellite, Realgar, Ulexite from Boron Open Pit, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Tunellite)

Tunellite, Realgar, Ulexite from Boron Open Pit, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Tunellite)

Tunellite, Realgar, Ulexite from Boron Open Pit, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Tunellite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 40577
Mineral:Tunellite, Realgar, Ulexite
Locality:Boron Open Pit, Kern County, California (Type Locality for Tunellite)
Description:Orange realgar crystals up to 4 mm across with gray tunellite crystals up to 15 mm on chatoyant fibrous ulexite layer 20 mm thick. The specimen once split in two and was skillfully repaired with no visible glue. Ex. Jim Minette (1936-2002)
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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